Industrial Credit Union offers free literacy program for students

  WHATCOM — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Industrial Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make ...

WECU named one of country’s healthiest for second straight year

WHATCOM — According to DepositAccounts’ 2015 version of its Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America, WECU makes the cut for the second straight year, one of only 66 to make a repeat appearance ...
Finishing touches in progress are concrete crosswalks and striping. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

The remaking of Front Street downtown

LYNDEN — The final major street closure as part of the city’s Front and Fifth streets project wraps up Thursday. The three-day, two-block closure is allowing construction crews to install concrete ...

Lynden, county rat population on the rise

LYNDEN — Rats have turned into an official point of discussion within the city of Lynden. Following a City Council Public Works Committee meeting that heard about the growing problem, the city now plans ...

Ralph Burger

  Ralph A. Burger, of Lynden, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the age of 87.   Ralph was born on Jan. 6, 1928, in Lynden to John and Anna (Haveman) Burger. He had two brothers and one ...

Whatcom Farmers Co-op finalizes merger with CHS

LYNDEN — The producing members of Whatcom Farmers Co-op (WFC) voted and the WFC board of directors has approved a merger of WFC with CHS Inc.   As a result, WFC will become part of a newly formed ...
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Photo from Appel Farms in state traveling exhibit

  WHATCOM ­— A photo taken by Ruth Appel at Appel Farms of Ferndale is currently featured in the Washington State Convention Center’s special exhibit, “Harvest: The Bounty of Washington” through ...
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Wreckage of plane found on Twin Sisters Mountain

WHATCOM — The wreckage of a small, private plane was located on Twin Sisters Mountain on Wednesday by the Washington State Department of Transportation and volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol.   Searchers ...

Kevin Riley

  Kevin Barry Riley of Lynden was born on March 2, 1936, to Jack and Barbara (Walsh) Riley in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. He passed away on June 27, 2015, at the age of 79.   Kevin attended Vancouver ...

Baker Lake fire contained to one acre last week

WHATCOM — By wildfire status, a one-acre fire doesn’t prove spectacular in size, but the threat of a fire on the east shoreline of Baker Lake in the Mount Baker-Snoqaulmie National Forest was snuffed ...